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EndNote: Get Started

Get EndNote

Pitt students and faculty:

Download EndNote software for free through the Software Download Service at my.pitt.edu.

The most recent version of EndNote is X9.

Pitt staff:

Download EndNote software for $50 through the Software Download Service.

Pitt students, faculty, and staff:

Get EndNote on CD at a discounted rate ($5 for students, $55 for faculty and staff). It includes a permanent license for all purchasers (students, faculty, and staff with Pitt IDs). UPMC Residents and Fellows should contact Pitt Software Distribution Services for non-Pitt details.

For more information:

Updating EndNote

To determine the EndNote version you are running, go to Help -> About EndNote X9. A window will pop up indicating the version you are running.

To check for updates, go to Help --> Check for updates. The most current EndNote updates for both Macs (X9.3.2) and PCs (X9.3.3) came out earlier this year.

Why is it so important to update?

  • Updates ensure security fixes are in place.
  • If someone sends you a compressed library created in a newer version of EndNote than the one you use, the library will be empty when you open it.
  • Lastly, updates contain important functionality improvements and fixes.
    • For example, previous updates improved retrieval of full text from publishers, contained Cite While You Write fixes and improvements, and fixed credentialing for Mac users.

Learning EndNote

HSLS has EndNote classes to help you with everything from the basics to advanced EndNote.

All classes are in Falk Library Classroom 2 unless otherwise noted. Click the link for details or to register.

Basic EndNote

Interested in EndNote but don’t know where to begin? This hour long class will get you started importing, annotating, and organizing your references, as well as using the Cite While You Write tools.

Basic EndNote for Macs

Interested in using EndNote on your Mac but don’t know where to begin? This hour long class will get you started importing, annotating, and organizing your references, as well as using the Cite While You Write tools. This will be a hands-on session – please bring your computer to class with EndNote already installed.  

Advanced EndNote

This hands-on class will show you how to use more advanced features of EndNote, including adding and editing citation styles, using Smart Groups, and using EndNote in PowerPoint slides. You should have experience with EndNote before attending this session.

EndNote for Research Teams

Are you working on a research team that is juggling references, manuscripts, and multiple EndNote accounts? This hour long class will show you how to use EndNote to manage it all.

EndNote Drop-In Session

Do you have a specific EndNote question or problem? Stop by for troubleshooting. Registration not required.

 

You can also watch the EndNote video below for a brief overview of EndNote X9 For Windows. Have a Mac instead?

 

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